Job Seekers

Iredell Ready is here to assist you in connecting to a new career by providing resources to help you find your perfect job match. 

Job Search & Career Exploration

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Iredell County partners with a wide variety of partners across the county, region, and state to support individuals looking for a job. This page will help you if you are ready to start your job search, explore career options and discover the pathway to help you to launch your career.


Initiate your personalized career exploration by clicking on search jobs, which will redirect you to for the job search process. Streamline your quest for the ideal job and embark on your path to a successful professional journey.

PRO TIP: Elevate your search by establishing an automated job hunt: execute your search, and save it at the end of the results screen. 

NCWorks Career Center Services

Centralina Workforce Development and NCWorks Career Centers are committed to partnerships that help our region’s businesses and workers become a competitive force in our global economy. NCWorks works with a wide variety of residents and job seekers, to assess their skills and get them job ready. They also work with businesses to support their hiring and training needs through a variety of programs including Apprenticeships, On-the-Job Training, Up-Skills Grants, Incumbent worker training, recruitment and retention development.

Our Job Board page links to NCWorks Online, which is a job search website that provides businesses with a central location to post open jobs or to search for candidates to fill openings based on their skills, work experience, and resumes.

Career Navigation with Centralina

Are you looking to pivot to a new career?  Career Pivot is a tool that can help workers to identify their current skills and experience and identify jobs that offer more stability, career growth and better pay.  The tool allows users to filter data by career type, job stability, education requirements or training needed, automation risk, jobs that offer higher wages and industries with an abundance of available jobs.

We offer career information and job search guidance for a variety of in-demand and emerging industries in our region through our NCWorks Career Centers. We also offer workshops and on-the-job training to teach individuals the necessary skills to become more qualified candidates.

This innovative, web-based platform helps career seekers make better choices by providing real-time data that identifies in-demand careers in our region. It matches an individual’s interests and skills to key occupations in the region that would be a good fit, as well as providing salary data and training options.

“Job seekers, local government officials, and employers in our region have all told us there needs to be a better way to match up people seeking careers with good paying in-demand jobs locally and in the region; Career Headlight meets this need.”

– David Hollars, Centralina Workforce Board Director.

This no-cost, award-winning app is a one-stop location for career seekers and employers to access Centralina WDB and NCWorks Career Center resources and services. Find information on hiring events, workshops, employer services, career assessments and more.

NCWorks Online

NCWorks Online is the state’s job search site. Upload your resume, match skills to jobs, find training, and get market information

Explore Careers

Not sure what you want to do? Check out our Explore Careers page for resources that will help you navigate the various jobs and the pathways to get there. 

North Carolina Star Jobs

Whether you’re looking for a job, making a career change, or desire to increase your earning potential, it’s important to learn as much as you can about the career options available in your chosen field. Use the NC Department of Commerce website to learn about hot jobs in our region and explore the education levels needed for these opportunities.


Discover Occupations, Skills Needed, and Expected Wages


Discover Iredell’s Top Industries and Types of Jobs


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